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1 The Africa-EU Partnership

2 The Africa-EU Partnership
1. The Joint Africa-EU Strategy 2. The 4th Africa-EU Summit 3. A new roadmap for : a. Core Policy Priorities b. JAES architecture 4. Main challenges ahead 5. The PanAfrican Programme

3 1. The Joint Africa-EU Strategy
II. Africa-EU Summit, Lisbon: Adoption of the Joint Africa-EU Strategy IV.Africa-EU Summit Brussels I. Africa-EU Summit, Cairo Adoption EU Strategy for Africa III. Africa-EU Summit, Tripoli Action Plan EU enlargement Launch NEPAD EU enlargement C2C EU Delegation to AU EC Proposal to create Pan-African Program Establishment African Union

4 Changing geopolitical agenda & new actors
Africa: 2001: NEPAD, 2002: OAU => AU Multiple international partnerships (China, India, Brazil, etc) World fora: G8/Africa Dialogue, represented at the G-20, UN conferences EU: 15 => 28 Member States (13 MS new to relations with Africa), Lisbon Treaty, External Action Service Geopolitical context: emerging donors, shifting balance of power New global challenges: climate change, energy, terrorism & transnatl.crime, financial crisis… New opportunities for cooperation: S&T, renewable energies, space, ICTs

5 2. The Africa-EU Summit 2-3 April 2014 in Brussels
High attendance (61 HOS and Gov) Side events: Business Forum, Youth Leader's Summit, Parliamentary Summit, Civil Society Forum Achievements on e.g. Peace and Security, migration, trade, climate change, agriculture, science and technology, space,..

6 3. JAES - A new Roadmap for 2014-17
More flexible institutional architecture Concentration on 5 core priorities An agenda of actions at continental level complementing the regional, national & local levels A dedicated EU financial instrument: Pan-African Programme (€845M)

7 Road Map - Policy Priorities
Peace and Security Democracy, Good Governance and Human Rights Human Development: STI, Higher education, migration Sustainable and inclusive development and growth, continental integration: private investment, infrastructure, trade, agriculture Global and emerging issues: climate change and environment, post

8 Institutional architecture
Political guidance Summit (every 3 years) Ministerial meetings (ad-hoc) Political dialogue, review, monitoring Inputs Joint Forum (Progress review) (Annual) EESC-economic & social actors AU-EU civil society EP-PAP Expertise Ad-hoc working Groups (ad-hoc) (implementation &/or coordination)

9 4. Challenges ahead Sustain the continental and multilateral dialogue Climate change, post-2015, Peace and Security, migration, etc. Mobilise contributions from all stakeholders, including from Africa and from EU Member States Ensure coordination between the different levels (continental, regional, country) : Agreement on Trade, Coop. and Development with South Africa Euro-Med Partnership with North Africa + Neighbourhood Policy Cotonou Agreement with sub-Saharan Africa

10 5. Role of Pan African Programme (PanAf)
DCI: € 845 million - MFF Dedicated to the JAES: "treat Africa a one" Specificity: cross-regional, continental Complementarity with other EU cooperation instruments: EDF NIPs, RIPs, Intra-ACP, DCI geographic and thematic (GPGC & CSO/LA), ENI, EIDHR "Beyond Development": implementation of Policy Coherence for Development

11 Partners African Union Commission & organs African organisations, e.g. African Development Bank International Organisations, UN agencies Civil society Organisations MS Development agencies → Stakeholders active at pan African level → Consulted in identification and implementation

12 PanAf: next steps Recently achieved
Formal adoption of legal basis (trilogue agreement ) Identification of priorities through informal/formal consultations with European and African partners at continental level (incl. AUC, AfDB, other AU organs, RECs, CSOs, EESC, etc.) Strategic dialogue with European Parliament ( ) 4th Summit Africa-EU Next Adoption of the first multiannual indicative programme (MIP) (07/2014) Adoption of first Annual Action Plan (9/2014)

13 Thank you for your attention
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